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Crane Beneath a Banana Tree

Artist:
Unidentified Artist
Artist:
After Ni Yuanlu (Chinese, 1593–1644)
Period:
Ming dynasty (1368–1644)
Date:
dated 1638
Culture:
China
Medium:
Hanging scroll; ink and color on paper
Dimensions:
Image: 67 x 28 3/4 in. (170.2 x 73 cm) Overall with mounting: 100 1/2 x 34 5/8 in. (255.3 x 87.9 cm) Overall with knobs: 100 1/2 x 38 1/2 in. (255.3 x 97.8 cm)
Classification:
Paintings
Credit Line:
Bequest of John M. Crawford, Jr., 1988
Accession Number:
1989.363.123
Not on view
Signature: Inscribed, two lines in running script; signed, dated 1638, two artist's seals

Inscription: Colophon:
Liu Yong (1719–1804), four lines in running script with two seals (spurious)

Marking: Collectors' seals:
Xu Weiren (d. 1858), 3 seals
John M. Crawford, Jr., 3 seals
Providence. Bell Gallery, List Art Center. "The Individualists: Chinese Painting and Calligraphy of the 17th Century from the Collection of John M. Crawford, Jr.," April 26, 1980–May 18, 1980.

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